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Expanding leadership within HOBI

We are pleased to announce several faculty members who received promotions within the department on July 1. Their dedication to excellence is inspirational, and we anticipate even more success in these new roles. Their new titles are: Stephanie Staras, PhD: Associate Chair, Faculty Development Carma Bylund, PhD: Associate Chair, Education…

Talking to the vaccine-hesitant: Tips for providers

As COVID-19 cases rise nationwide, what’s the best way for doctors and other health care providers to talk with vaccine-hesitant patients? UF Health researchers say the answer is C-LEAR:  Counsel, Listen, Empathize, Answer and Recommend. Beginning and ending the conversation with a strong recommendation is important, say Carma…

Dr. Carma Bylund joins HOBI faculty

HOBI welcomes Carma Bylund, Ph.D., FACH, to the department. Dr. Bylund joins HOBI as a professor in the Division of Health Outcomes and Implementation Science (HOIS), where she will teach, continue her research in healthcare communications and mentor several graduate research assistants. Dr. Bylund is also a member…